A Pentecost Sermon on The Great Unfinished Story

(click below to listen along!) We know that the whole creation has been groaning in labor pains until now; 23and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit,…

Sermon preached at the 2015 Festival of Homiletics

Jesus was teaching his disciples, saying to them, ‘The Son of Man is to be betrayed into human hands, and they will kill him, and three days after being killed, he will rise again.’ 32But…

The Worst: A Sermon About Baltimore, Eunuchs, Evangelical Conferences and How Irritating The Holy Spirit Can Be

(click above to listen along) A week in the life of your preacher. Monday: Freddie Grey, having died as a result of a traumatic spine injury while in police custody, was laid to rest at…

The Truth About Sheep

click below to listen along! A few years ago when this congregation was only itself a few years old, my father who is the only one in my life who calls me a Shepherd –…

Sincere Apologies

A few minutes ago, I (Matthew, Nadia’s husband) attempted to disable further comments to Nadia’s blog post from April 2, , “Do you have questions about the cross?”, which is Nadia’s comments about Tony Jones’…